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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.